Flat periwinkle

Flat periwinkle -
Littorina fabalis and
Littorina obtusata

Scientific names: All the names are of Latin origin. Litus or litoris means beach, while -ina means belonging to. Faba means bean and obtusata means blunt.

Other scientific names: Littorina littoralis,Littorina palliata and Littorina mariae.

Other English names: Flat winkle.

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